Electric Resistance Coils

Business / Construction / Electric Resistance Coils: Metal wires that heat up when electric current passes through them and are used in baseboard heaters and electric water heaters.

Other Words for Electric

Electric Verb Synonyms: charged, tense, energized, stimulating, exciting, thrilling, galvanizing, electrifying, moving, stirring
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Other Words for Resistance

Resistance Noun Synonyms: opposition, defiance, refusal, denial, obstruction, intransigence, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, stubbornness
Resistance Verb Synonyms: defenses
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NEC (National Electrical Code)

Business / Construction / NEC (National Electrical Code): A set of rules governing safe wiring methods. Local codes—which are backed by law—may differ from the NEC in some ways. MORE

Nuclear Electric Power (Nuclear Power)

Science / Geology / Nuclear Electric Power (Nuclear Power): The generation of electricity using the heat released from a nuclear fuel. MORE

Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans

Business / Agriculture / Pest Resistance Management (PRM) Plans: To protect the continued use of biopesticides, the Environmental Protection Agency is requiring companies developing transgenic crops (see genetic engineering) to submit and implement pest resistance MORE

Pesticide Resistance

Business / Agriculture / Pesticide Resistance: The evolutionary capacity of pests exposed to a pesticide to develop resistance to that pesticide. Some genetically engineered crops now being marketed are accompanied by pest resistance management pl MORE

Moisture Resistance

Life Style / Painting / Moisture Resistance: The ability of a paint or stain to resis swelling, blistering or other damage caused by moisture. MORE

Mildew Resistance

Life Style / Painting / Mildew Resistance: The ability of a coating to resist the growth of molds and mildew. Mildew is particularly prevalent in moist, humid and warm climates. MORE

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